VP, Office Services & Facilities A+E Networks
Denise has been a member of the A+E Networks family for over 24 years where her skills and expertise have expanded to include responsibilities in real estate, construction and facilities management initiatives on a global level. In her position she is responsible for the seamless behind-the-scenes activities that impact the infrastructure of the company on a daily basis. She oversees the Office Services & Facilities and Building Services Departments for security, life safety, environmental efficiency and compliance with all federal, state and city local laws.
During her early years at A+E, she concentrated on the upgrade of quality of life issues surrounding the company’s New York City offices. She took her concerns to surrounding neighborhood companies both large and small, reaching out to build relationships and create one strong voice to tackle mutual concerns. Her efforts resulted in the formation of the East Side Community Alliance. In addition, she was instrumental in creating a local Community Advisory Board through important relationships forged with the Mayor’s Office and city departments including The Department of Homeless Services, the local Community Board and the women’s shelter adjacent to AETN’s corporate headquarters.
Active in industry associations, she received an Achievement Award in Facilities Management in 2009 from IFMA (International Facility Management Association) and was nominated again in 2014. Denise and her team were also nominated for the IFMA Design & Construction of a New Facility in 2014. Denise holds a Bachelors in Professional Services as well as an MBA.